MS Sonesta Moon Goddess

MS Sonesta Moon Goddess cruise ship

Cruise line
Nile River Cruises

Specifications of MS Sonesta Moon Goddess

Year of build2000  /  Age: 24
BuilderMaasara Shipyard (Cairo, Egypt)
ClassNile River hotel ship
Ferry route / homeportsLuxor-Aswan
Speed13 kn / 24 km/h / 15 mph
Length (LOA)72 m / 236 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Decks with cabins3
OwnerSonesta International Hotels Corporation
OperatorSonesta Hotels and Resorts Egypt

MS Sonesta Moon Goddess Review

Review of MS Sonesta Moon Goddess

MS Sonesta Moon Goddess is a top-luxury hotel ship for Nile River cruises in Egypt, on 3-, 4- and 6-night itineraries between homeports Luxor and Aswan. The vessel is owned by Sonesta International Hotels Corporation and operated by its subsidiary company Sonesta Hotels and Resorts. The cruise ship has passenger capacity 106 (plus 50 crew/staff) and 53 staterooms.

MS Sonesta Moon Goddess hotel ship (Nile River, Egypt)


All the 49 standard cabins feature sliding glass doors that open to private balconies. There are also 4 Presidential Suites which boast private lounges. All staterooms feature individual climate control, direct-dial phone, safety deposit box, mini-bar, satellite television, hairdryer. The en-suite bathrooms are equipped with bathtubs. Smoking on the ship is allowed, but only on open deck (outdoor) areas.

Shipboard facilities

A variety of special facilities and services are available on Sonesta Moon Goddess. The list of onboard amenities includes a restaurant, discotheque (night club), bars, live nightly entertainment, room service, gym, jogging track, guided excursions, spacious sun deck with a swimming pool.

MS Sonesta Moon Goddess cruise price inclusions:

  • "Meet & Assist" service (upon embarkation/disembarkation), as well as assistance during the stay onboard and also on tours and excursions ashore
  • 5-star Accommodation on full board basis
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • All "Nile Cruise" excursions mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Aswan and Luxor
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • All service charges and taxes.

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